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Quito, Ecuador's capital, sits high in the Andean foothills at an altitude of 2,850m. Constructed on the foundations of an ancient Incan city, it's known for its well-preserved colonial center, rich with 16th- and 17th-century churches and other structures blending European, Moorish and indigenous styles. Quito, an architectural jewel, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Now Quito is a bustling city with nearly 2 million residents, with lots to explore.

IES Quito offers several programs: Areas Studies and Language (semester) - Direct Enrollment at Universidad San Francisco de Quito (semester) and Galapagos summer program.

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Area(s) of Study

  • Anthropology
  • Educational Psychology
  • Italian
  • Petroleum And Geosystems Engin
  • Art History
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Japanese
  • Philosophy
  • Biochemistry
  • Energy And Earth Resources
  • Journalism
  • Physical Science
  • Biology
  • Engineering Management
  • Kinesiology
  • Physics
  • Business Administration
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Latin American Studies
  • Psychology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Finance
  • Liberal Arts
  • Public Relations
  • Chemistry
  • Fine Arts
  • Management
  • Religious Studies
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Manufacturing Systems Engineer
  • Science
  • Civil Engineering
  • General Engineering
  • Marine Science
  • Social Science
  • Communication
  • Geography
  • Marketing
  • Sociology
  • Communication Studies
  • Geological Sciences
  • Materials Science And Engineer
  • Spanish
  • Comparative Literature
  • German
  • Mathematics
  • Spanish Civilization
  • Computer Science
  • Government
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Statistics
  • Curriculum And Instruction
  • History
  • Molecular Biology
  • Statistics And Scientific Comp
  • Economics
  • Humanities
  • Natural Sciences
  • Studio Art
  • Educational Administration
  • International Relations And Gl
  • Operations Research And Indust
  • Theatre And Dance

Sponsored by IES - a UT Affiliate

Academic Information

IES Quito offers multiple tracks: 1. Area Studies and Language (semester) 2. Direct Enroll at Universidad San Francisco de Quito (semester) and 3. Environmental Studies (summer). Each tracks offers unique courses with different language requirements.

Language(s) of Instruction

Spanish and English

Eligibility

Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - Yes
  • Internship - Yes

Housing

Students are housed in homestays throughout the city with some meals p

Open To

Students from all colleges and schools

Program Cost

ALL UT students receive $2,000 Public University Grant. $20,000 in UT Latin America scholarships awarded annually - International Education Fee Scholarship - $1000 scholarships for LAS majors or LAS (IRG) students. Merit based scholarships are also available from IES. Additional awards available including possible $1000 Gilman match

Program Dates:

- Spring
  • January 5, 2019 to May 18, 2019
  • Priority Deadline: October 1, 2018
  • Final Deadline: October 1, 2018
- Summer Whole
  • June 5, 2018 to July 24, 2018
  • Priority Deadline: February 15, 2018
  • Final Deadline: February 23, 2018
- Fall
  • August 12, 2019 to December 20, 2019
  • Priority Deadline: March 1, 2019
  • Final Deadline: March 1, 2018

Application Code

220043

Additional Resources

Program Website
Peer Evaluations
Scholarships
Peer Evaluations

Next Step

1) Attend 'Explore Latin America' info-session for summer OR semester programs. See website for dates and locations. 2) Meet with Academic Advisor to discuss credit. 3) Attend Ready to Apply session with Eli Klosterboer. Further instructions provided at Explore session. 4) Complete Mandatory Pre-departure Orientation.

Program information above is subject to change